Kent State University
College of Education, Health, and Human Services
Health Education and Promotion
Master of Education (M.Ed.), Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Health Education and Promotion enables graduates to pursue their diverse interests in the field while addressing competencies essential to professional development. Students are encouraged to pursue Health Education Specialist certification (CHES/MCHES).
The M.Ed. in Health Education and Promotion consists of two concentrations:
The Community Health concentration provides background for those who will be involved in positions of leadership in a wide variety of health-related community settings as well as for those who will proceed to doctoral work in fields related to health education and health promotion.
The School Health Licensure concentration enables graduates to teach health in schools or pursue diverse interests in the field. Competencies essential to school health education are addressed.
The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Health Education and Promotion prepares students for leadership roles in academia and community or school settings. Health Education borrows from many disciplines, including community organization, education, medicine, biological science, psychology, statistics and communication. Graduates work in schools, higher education, government agencies, hospitals and non-profit agencies.
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Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large Suburb